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Lilbits: Windows Terminal, Chrome, Firefox, Signal on Linux phones, Netflix will be the Netflix for games after all

Microsoft has released a new preview version of the Windows Terminal app that builds on the “quake mode” feature introduced earlier this year, allowing you to open a terminal from any screen using a hotkey. Now when you dismiss that window, it minimizes to the system tray by default. Other changes include an updated Settings […]

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Lilbits 345: Hanging up on Google Hangouts (eventually)

A few months ago we learned that Google was planning to retire the communication service known as Google Hangouts… while transitioning some of the key features to its Hangouts Chat and Hangouts Meet services. It’s still not entirely clear what this will mean or when it will happen for personal users. But Google has announced […]

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HandBrake 1.0 released after 13 years (open source video transcoder)

HandBrake is a popular free and open source tool for converting and compressing videos. It’s a cross-platform application that’s available for Windows, macOS, and Linux and you can either run HandBrake with a graphical user interface or run it as a command line tool. While HandBrake has been available for 13 years, this week the developers […]